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quickly and are good to use when looking for something. "drone technology in the next couple of years s prime for a jor explosion," said crow. and the students at morningside will be able to be a part of that future. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> the class offered to the students last two semesters and will help them towards certifications required by the federal aviation administration . commercial drone use remains illegal unless a company gets an exemption from the f-a-a. the f-a-a is expected to establish new regulations for commercial drones sometime next year. the f-a-a recently announced a plan that would require most hobbiest to register their drones. they're scrambling to get registration rules in place before christmas. it's expected 700-thousand drones will be sold this holiday season. the faa says thru august of this year there were 764 what it calls encounters
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drones and manned aircrafts. to enforce safety, some of the rules currently involved with drones are, the faa requires non-commercial operators to fly them below 55 pounds. they must stay below 400 feet. they can't go closer than five miles to an airport. drones must be kept in sight. and they must stay clear of manned aircrafts. we saw rain, snow and hail yesterday...but today's just a bit windy. but what do we have in store tomorrow? for that, we'll toss it over to chief meteorologis t ron demers. weather ad-lib the storm system that brought siouxland a lot of rain yesterday, and even some snow, has moved on to the east although the wind stayed pesky today. that wind will die down tonight and it will be chilly with lows in the mid 20s. tomorrow will still be coolish in the low 50s but warmrm temps return for the weekend as we
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people both for and against the bakken voiced their opinions today during a public hearing today in boone iowa. 9:04 "this pipeline is importantant the oil is going to tranported one way another. 6:34 "no private property owner should have their property taken for their la to go to a private company." dozens crammed into a buildling at the boone county fairgrounun to speak to the iowa utilities board. the utilities board is overseeing an application to build 1,100-mile pipeline from north dakota through south dakota, iowa and illinois. some counties in northwest iowa are taking part in an initiative
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to promote attractions in their areas. kuoo radio's steve schwaller joins us now to tell us more. steve? matt and sheila, six northwest iowa counties are participating in a state initiative designed to improve and promote various attractions in the region. buena vista, clay, dickinson, emmet, o'brien and palo alto counties are collaborating together in what is known as the "green ribbon commission"n" which is being speerheaded by the iowa parks foundadaion. ted karousis of the northwest iowa planning and development commission, which is coordinating the effort on behalf of the counties... "we looked at our aging population and the fact that we keep losing folks to other areas. what this will hope to do is create an outline to make this area more attractive: increase tourism, increase the quality of life, make this area more attractive to families, hopefully increase the population of the area as well through the efforts of this strategic plan and ultimately and hopefully grant project." a committee of representatives om each of the six countiis hassbeen formedd karousss says those embers will do an inventory of the various cultural amenities and other attractions currently available in the region. following that, he says they'll gather public input on wants and needs. what will be the next step after that? following that a strategic plan of proposed improvements will be drawn up, which would then be
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submitted to the iowa parks foundation for possible grant funding. one siouxland non-profit was on the receiving end of a generous donation to help fuel some big plans. camp high hopes announced the new contribution to their s'morr first emier bank donated $50,000. the mooy will help jumpstart construction plans for the camp's expansion. "we would have never thought we would have tandin 2012, we really just had the premise to build minimum to start services," said ali langseth. the camp hopes to raise anadditional 600 thousand dollars to put them on track to begin building next year. some counties in northwest iowa are taking part in an initiative to promote attractions in their areas. joins us now steve? matt and sheila, six northwest iowa counties aa parttcipating in a state inititative desigged to improve and promote various attractions in the region. buena vista, clay, dickinson, emmet, o'brien and palo alto counties are collaborating together in what is known as the "green ribbon commission", which is being spearheaded by the iowa parks foundation. ted karousis of the northwest iowa planning and development commission, which is coordinating the effort on behalf of the counties... "we looked at our aging population and the fact that we keep losing folks to other areas. what this will hope to do is create an outline to make this area more attractive: crease touririm, increase the quallty of life, make this area more attractive to amilies, hopefully increase the population of the area as well through the efforts of this strategic plan and ultimately and hopefully grant project." a committee of representatives
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from each of the six counties has been formed. karousis says those members will do an inventory of the various cultural amenities and other attractions currently available in the region. following that, he says they'll gather public input on wants and needs. what will be the next step after that? following that a strategic plan of proposed improvements will be drawn up, which would then be submitted to the iowa parks foundation for possible grant funding. still to come... it's a crazy sports day, with state football and volleyball teams trying to earn spots in state championship games. highlights from cedar falls and
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the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families
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opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over a million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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> the storm system that brought siouxland a lot of rain yesterday, and even some snow, has moved on to the east although the wind stayed pesky today. that wind will die down tonight and it will be chilly with lows in the mid 20s. tomorrow will still be coolish in the low 50s but warmer temps return for the weekend as we could get into the low 60s. our next storm system moves in early next week with chances of rain which will
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still to come... new life for an old sioux city warehouse. see what's being done
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jeb bush: leadership means you've got to be all in. it's not about yappin'. it's not about talking. it's about doing. i know how to do this because i was privileged to serve in florida for eight years. and we turned the systems upside down that weren't working. 1.3 million new jobs were created. we cut taxes every year. income rose in people's pockets. people were lifted out of poverty. children started to learn. as president of the united states, i pledge to you that i will solve problems. announcer: right to rise usa is responsible for the
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if you think there's no solution to the climate crisis, think again. in iowa, wind energy is already producing enough power for over a million homes, reducing our dependence on foreign oil and supporting six thousand jobs. i'm tom steyer. with bold leadership and an endless supply of wind and sun, we can do that across america.. the goal is 50% clean energy by 2030. so, what are we waiting for? an old tool plala in sioux city is being transformed for a new use. american natural processors inc. wants to expand its business at the former sioux tools plant. the company's owner says the century-old buildling would be used to process and distribute specialty organic and nongeneticall y modified proteins. the project is epxected to be
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would create 20 to 25 new jobs. the usda predicts farm income will fall 36 percent this year. the federal reserve says farmers cut back on big purchases after income fell sharply during the third quarter. year in, and year out, the siouxland area is ranked among the nation's best for economic development. site selection magazine ranked ouxland #1-- for cocounities with a populatatn of 50-thousand to 200- thousand-- four times in the last seven years. and, twice we've finish second. never willing to rest on their laurels, local leaders have ambitious goals for the future. tonight, i'm joined by the president of the siouxland chamber and the siouxland initiative, chris mcgowan. chris, before we look ahead too far, let's talk about the irons y have in the fire, right now. >> one example... work continues on c-f industries expansion at port neal; seaboard triumph is building a 264-million dollar pork processing plant, as well... what's the secret to these successes? >> the siouxland initiative has some ambitious goals for the future, too.
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brad's here -- it's a busy day of high school football. the 8-man semfinals featured
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to get into thth title game. we'll also have an update on sgt. bluff-luton from the dome. and, bishop heelan, western christian and central lyon play in the volleyball mifinals in cedar rapids. sports fource is next.
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started this morning at the uni-dome. newell-fonda and m-m-c were each in the semi's -- looking for a spot in next week's title game. ktiv's mark
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both newell-fonda and m-m-c were here at the uni-dome last year, with different results. the mustangss are out to defend their 8-man crown after winning the state title last season. the eagles, looking to shake off last year's semifinal loss and advance to the state title game for the first time since 2012. m-m-c won the state title that year - looking to get back to the finals against glidden-ralston. there were four touchdowns in the first ququter - eagles down a score but t n specht is in from m 11 yards out - tied at 14 after one. m-m-c gets the lead in the second - specht to jacob spieler - the eagles takea 20-14 lead into the half. to the 4th quarter - specht scores from 9 yards out - he had a hand in 4 touchdowns - that one puts mmc up 28- 14. but look at this play from glidden- ralston - tipped pass finds the hands of christopher brown - and it's a one-score game 5 minutes to play. but on the ensuing m-m-c drive, derek erdman punches it in to put the
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game out of reach - mmc advances to the finals with a 35-21 win. "i knew we could driri the ball all game," said erdman. "i knew we had one last driie in us to get a two score lead and i knew we were going to hold it. i had good faith in the guys." "it was a rough, rough novembrer last year," said mmc head coach kyle oswald. "this is our one last ride. we have one last game in mmc history and this is the way we want to end it." newell-fonda, facing don bosco in the early game - this, a matchup of the last two 8-man state champs. the mustangs capitalize on an early miscue - cole wise bats the pass - and picks it off - he's going the other way with it - 64 yards to the house - newell- fonda with a 7-0 lead after a quarter. don bosco strikes back - nick mangngch to dylan reiher for a 24 yard touchdown - two point convereron no goooo 7-6 mustangs at the half. but then the dons defense shuts newell-fonda down - holding the mustangs scoreless in the second half. meanwhile, don bosco scores 4 times - 30 unanswered points
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7-0 - and newell-fonda's season ends in the semifinals, 30-7. "we couldn't seem to get anything going offensively," said newell-fonda head coach brian wilken. "it wasn't our day. the biggest thing i want them to understand is how proud i am of them and how much i love them." in cedar falls, mark freund, ktiv sports fource. the class 3a semifinals are underway. sgt. bluff-luton trails norwalk, 14- thing in the second quarter. the winner will be in the 3a title game next thursday. we'll have the full story at ten. bishop heelan knocked off third-ranked waverly-shell rock in round one of the state volleyballllournament. the crusaders drerenumber-2 harlan in the semifinals. ktiv's sam curtiss reports from cedar rapids. sam says, well brad the last
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time bishop heelan made it to finals was in 2011. they lost to waverly-shell rock, a team in which they beat on tuesday. if they wanted to make it back to the finals this year,r,hey were going to have a tough test ahead inin the defending state champs, harlan. momentum carried into this one. crusaders shed to set point - - t stave it off. allie cooke - one of 3 aces - heelan takes set one, 26-24. second set - paige opsahl able to block it but harlan takes set two. third set - harlan's taylor frederick so strong - 30 kills and harlan goes up a set. frederick puts heelan away for good - no chance of returning that one. crusaders run ends in the 4a seminfinals. "they're a great team harlan," said mary.miller, head coach. "they forced us to make some unforced errors we usually don't make." "we definitely came out strong but they started clicking and we just couldn't stop ththr big hihiers," said grace hanno, a senior for bishop heelan. "from the beginning of the seaosn untl now, all of our younger players and myself, we've all improved so much that it's kind of exciting to see that we made it this far," said taylor ferguson. the crusaders finish the season
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at 31-14 and will return all but three girls next season. in cedar rapids, sam c ctiss, ktiv sportsfource the top-ranked volleleall team in class 2a -- western christian -- is back in the state semfinals for the 15th straight. the wolfpack's amazing streak continued against west branch. and this one looked like it might be three-game sweep. first set - kaira moss having none of it at the net - blocks it - she assistededn four as well. and thth erika feenstra fininies the set with a kill - wolfpapa took the first two sets easily. to the fourth set - bears on a furious comeback - that point gives west branch a 17-16 lead. wolfpack in jeopardy of a fifth set - karsyn winterfeld serves up an ace - this set got to 23-all. but the wolfpack and kaira moss able to reel off the last two points. it took four but they're in to the 2a championship match. "we had our backs up against the wall and volleyball is such a game of momentum swings, they held it for a while," said tammi veerbeek. "and at the end there we just grabbed it just in time to give us enough momentum to finish the match." "i thought we were pushing through
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good," said ashtyn veerbeek. "all the hard work we put in through the season finally is paying off. we felt like we were on top at the end." western christian will play for the 2a title match against #9 sumner- fredericksburg at 4-45 on friday. at the nebraska state volleyball tournament, top-seeded emerson-hubbard wins their class d1 opener 3-zip to move into friday morning's semfinal at 9. the top seed in d2, o'neill st. mary's, also wins 3-0. two other matches late this afternoon in c2. stanton beats crofton, 3 to 2. in a 5-30 start, guardian angels leads arcadia, 1-zip. central lyon just starting 1a
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all i can do is follow my heart. >> gwen watched his ex-nanny try to single white female her. >> smiling images of the alleged affair was exposed. >> it's what's coming up right now on "entertainment tonight." >> the nanny's family under siege. did she leave the country? >> "e.t.'s" intelligence on the stefani look alike as blake goes off today on those wild rumors. >> they're actually claiming gwen is pregnant. >> then sophia's dash to the wedding dress designer, joe t tux shop. >> also, dancing's nick carter, why our 35th anniversary throwback got a little emotional. >> i don't want to be that person there saying he die >> plus -- >> she needed time to tak
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